Kenneth Wesley Mitchell, Senior MSgt – Retired, 73, of Marissa, IL; born on May 21, 1941 in El Dorado, KS; passed away on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at Sparta Community Hospital in Sparta, IL.
Mr. Mitchell was a retired Senior Master Sergeant in the United States Air Force. He was a lifetime member of the VFW. He was also a member of the Eagles.
He was preceded in death by his parents – John and Hilda, nee Ratzliff, Mitchell. One sister and one
He is survived by his wife Karen, nee Rhodes, Mitchell. One son – William (Stephanie) Mitchell. Step-children – Cindy (Kenneth) Simmons; James (Debra) Butz; Ronald Butz; Timothy (Rebecca) Butz; Sherri Knoke. 15 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. One brother – James (Sue) Mitchell.
Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice.
Condolences to the family may be expressed online at www.heilschuessler.com
Services: Graveside services will be held at the Marissa Township Cemetery in Marissa, IL on Friday, December 5, 2014 at 11:00am with Rev. Wilbur Franklin officiating.
Interment: Burial will be held at the Marissa Township Cemetery in Marissa, IL.
Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL is in charge of arrangements.